Achtung! Cthulhu - The WW2 Keeper's & Investigator's Guides

A project in London, United Kingdom by Chris Birch, Modiphius

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A terrifying World War Two setting for the Call of Cthulhu & Savage Worlds roleplaying games. The Secret War has begun!
Backers: 1972
Average Pledge Per Backer: £90

Funded: £177,557 of £8,000
Dates: Feb 12th -> Apr 2nd (50 days)
Project By: Chris Birch, Modiphius
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Latest News

Insight: Why developers are turning to Cthulhu as the subject of their games

March 2nd - via:
Like all good mashups, this setting takes a kernel of reality and drops the  (Read More)

Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics RPG Goes Digital

March 2nd - via:
Auroch Digital, Indie developer Ripstone, and Modiphius (Read More)

Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics Confirmed for Console

March 1st - via:
The Kickstarter campaign for Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics is nearing its conclusion. However, there is a fresh announcement as console gamers will join PC brethren in taking on both the Nazis and creatures of the Cthulhu Mythos. (Read More)

Lovecraft-meets-Nazis RPG Achtung! Cthulhu is being turned into a PC strategy game

February 8th - via:
Complete with gameplay based on the 2d20 momentum system & following a group of heroes stuck behind enemy lines as they try to stop a Nazi plot, Tactics is described as a mix of strategy and roleplaying, with a planned  (Read More)

Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics Video Game Up On Kickstarter

February 7th - via:
Modiphius has teamed up with Ripstone and Auroch Digital to bring the world of Acthung! Cthulhu to your video screens. The alternate-history WWII game where Cthulhu-mythos creatures come flooding into our own world is getting the full digital treatment. (Read More)

'Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics: The Forest of Fear' Announced, Launches Kickstarter Campaign - Trailer

February 7th - via:
Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics: The Forest of Fear is a World War II-themed strategic role-playing game in which the Nazis have turned to other-worldly beings to bolster their war effort. (Read More)

One Year and GBP177,557 Later: The Achtung! Cthulhu Kickstarter Story

June 30th - via:
Achtung! Cthulhu's Chris Birch looks back on his Kickstarter success. (Read More)

Modiphius reboot of 90’s techno-fantasy RPG Mutant Chronicles smashes Kickstarter goals

February 11th - via:
The British team that introduced the world to the WW2 roleplaying gameworld Achtung! Cthulhu have unleashed the Dark Legion again with over £50,000 ($80,000) of funding and 450% of their target in just over 1 week (with 4 weeks to go). (Read More)

Has your payment gone through?

April 6th - via:
Hi everyone, so far only £2,266 in payments have not gone through from what we can see, so please could you check your payment status. If your credit card hasn't gone through, you may have a mail from Kickstarter to help you work it out.... (Read More)

Check Your US Payment & Last Minute Pledges!!!

April 4th - via:
If you're in the US and having issues with your credit card being charged don't worry - Kickstarter uses a difference service in the UK to process credit cards than Amazon but you may need to advise your bank that a UK service is going to charge your... (Read More)

Thanks from Modiphius! Plus some payment notes!

April 2nd - via:
Well everyone that was INCREDIBLE!!! So happy to give you the last minute stunning news that Janyce Egan is on board to edit and be our lead writer on Assault on the Mountains of Madness! Her Beyond the Mountains of Madness campaign for Chaosium is... (Read More)

Janyce Egan (BtMoM) to be Lead Writer & Editor on Assault'!

April 2nd - via:
Big News!!! Janyce Egan, the editor and co-author of Beyond the Mountains of Madness, the original Call of Cthulhu epic campaign will be lead writer and Editor on Assault on the Mountains of Madness! Janyce just joined as a backer and when I asked if... (Read More)

WARNING! Final Shipping & Add On Check!

April 2nd - via:
Hi there please remember to check the Pledge calculator if you haven't yet checked your shipping total using it as we have made some changes over the last week.   It will confirm your total £ amount for your Pledge, Add on's & Shipping. Just... (Read More)

More Monsters! Squid Busters T-Shirt! Squirrel of Cthulhu!

April 2nd - via:
Only 5 hours to go folks! Here's a few bonuses for you! We unlocked more Cthulhu Mythos Creatures - this means another 6 creatures are available - just add another Creatures Add On if you want them. This concept image showed the Cthonian and Hound of... (Read More)

Online Pledge Calculator, My Video Update & Modiphians UNLOCKED!

April 1st - via:
Thanks to James Russell we now have a web based Pledge Calculator to get rid of the need to download the calculator and for those who don't use Excel. This is the same as version 13 in the drop box if you're already happily using that. If you're not... (Read More)

UNLOCKED! GODLIKE Mashup. New Pledge Calculator & Modiphians Community

April 1st - via:
HI all, we smashed through the GODLIKE Mash-up goal so fast that we are now on a runaway train to awesome - and you guys are the drivers!  So it's time for some news, some housekeeping, and some cool stuff of course!  Most important is that you... (Read More)

PLEDGE Calculator Updated - Easier to Use!

March 31st - via:
Hi everyone I've updated the pledge calculator thanks to the awesome help of Russel - it should be a lot easier to use now - it doesn't include Godlike yet but we'll do a FINAL update tomorrow if we hit that goal.... (Read More)

GODLIKE Mash-up PLUS Nazi Zombie & Cthulhu Mugs!

March 30th - via:
When the offer to work with Arc Dream, Greg Stolze and Allan Goodall came up it was too hard to resist! As a result we've changed our next Stretch Goal at £130k to be Achtung! Cthulhu: The Power of the Gods - I think this completes our dream team of... (Read More)

UNLOCKED: DUST Tactics Cross Over, A!C Boardgame & Cthulhu Creatures Preview

March 29th - via:
Hi everyone we just unlocked the awesome Secrets of the DUST crossover adventure with Paolo Parente's DUST at £113,000 now a free PDF for everyone at PDF Master Bonus level and above or Print Add On at £20 and Print Shipping Add On! Now help us... (Read More)

Paolo Parente's DUST vs ACHTUNG! CTHULHU!

March 28th - via:
Like a fist through jellied tentacles you smashed your way through the £100,000 mark and I can only sit here stunned and amazed as we had the biggest day ever with all of you turning out to raise your pledges for the latest upgrades and Add Ons. ... (Read More)

Achtung!!! Cthulhu!!! [Video]

March 16th - via:
It’s that time of the week again and this time we’ve got Achtung! Cthulhu on the schedule with all the latest happenings and progress of this monster kickstarter. So guys sit back with your coffee and enjoy the madness as we delve in to the game, and if you’re one of our proud Backstagers keep an eye out later today as we have a little mythos treat for all of you… (Read More)

Interview with Chris Birch

March 9th - via:
We spoke with Chris Birch from Modiphius Entertainment. We talked about Mutant Chronicles and his Kickstarter for Achtung! Cthulhu--supernatural World War 2 Setting with Nazi's, ancient secrets and elder gods. (Read More)

Firefly, Legions of the Damned, and Fantasy Chess [Video]

It’s time for another packed show and we have a massive bundle of Dropzone Commander Starter Armies up for grabs! Enjoy the show and watch out for an Exclusive Infinity Miniature Preview! (Read More)

Crowdfund a Batman documentary, 3D printing pens, and a WWII setting for Lovecraftian RPGs

February 24th - via:
If you've always wished you could draw objects in 3D, there's a pen that uses basic 3D-printing technology to let you draw wire art-style objects, and it's looking for a little crowdfunding. So is a documentary on the power of the Batman story, an RPG setting that places cosmic horrors in WWII, the print volume of one of the Internet's most ludicrous webcomics, and a Creative Commons concept art book that lets you collaborate on the story. (Read More)

BLOG Achtung! Cthulhu

February 22nd - via:
Using a new system, Achtung! Cthulhu repositions the mythos to World War 2 and explores how that changes everything we know about the conflict. Their KickStarter campaign began a few days ago and I talked to Chris Birch, of publisher Mophidius Games, about how it’s going, their revival of classic game Mutant Chronicles and what the plan is for the future. (Read More)

#067 Chris Birch talks Achtung! Cthulhu

February 20th - via:
In this episode Chris Birch from Modiphius Entertainment joins us to talk about their Achtung! Cthulhu KickStarter. Listen in to find out more about the KickStarter as well as what to expect as the campaign continues. (Read More)

Cthulhu Is Even the Nazis’ Enemy

February 19th - via:
Achtung! Cthulhu is a roleplaying game set against the drama of the front lines and home fronts of World War Two. Unlike usual war games, this one involves the imaginings of H.P. Lovecraft. The Germans and other Axis powers search for weapons and devices to give them an edge. (Read More)

Achtung! Cthulhu to Arise from Kickstarter as a Full-Fledged Setting

February 19th - via:
Modiphius Entertainment first brought you Achtung! Cthulhu, its dark vision of a secret World War Two, in two adventures—Three Kings and Heroes of the Sea. Now, with your support, the Achtung! Cthulhu Kickstarter campaign will bring the setting to full fruition with the Achtung! Cthulhu Investigator’s Guide and the Achtung! Cthulhu Keepers Guide! (Read More)

‘ACHTUNG! Cthulhu’ with Chris Birch

February 18th - via:
Marcelo has the horrific pleasure of talking to publisher Chris Birch about ACHTUNG! Cthulhu, Modiphius Entertainment’s line of scenarios and supplements which shine a new slime-tinted light on the sweet ichor-blend of Lovecraftian Mythos and World War II. (Read More)

Go Behind the Scenes of the Achtung! Cthulhu Kickstarter with Chris Birch of Modiphius

February 18th - via:
Modiphius has quickly become one of Bring Your A-Game’s favorite companies. Chris Birch has worked closely with us on several stories about Modiphius’ popular Achtung! Cthulhu series, answer questions, providing preview material a just giving us a behind the scenes treatment of things to come. (Read More)

KickStarter Spotlight: Achtung! Cthulhu

February 18th - via:
Published by Mophidius Games, Achtung! Cthulhu is compatible with both Call of Cthulhu and Savage Worlds, as well as Trail of Cthulhu and a PDQ conversion on the way. It adds a supernatural front to World War 2 with Allied and Nazi forces both frantically scrabbling for control of mythos creatures and equipment because, as the war spreads across the world, the elder Gods are starting to notice us. The first to successfully harness the power of the mythos will win the war, and the world. (Read More)

Achtung! Cthulhu

February 15th - via:
Modiphius Entertainment is a new British games publisher, established by Chris Birch in 2012 after writing two Ennie Award nominated roleplaying games Starblazer Adventures and Legends of Anglerre. (Read More)

Achtung! Cthulhu & Mutant Chronicles RPG: An interview with Chris Birch

February 14th - via:
Before the Achtung! Cthulhu – The WW2 Keeper’s & Investigator’s Guides Kickstarter I mailed a bit with the man behind (the enemies lines and) these projects, Chris Birch. Here is our report from the front. Enjoy! (Read More)

Achtung! Cthulhu RPG up on Kickstarter

February 13th - via:
Achtung! Cthulhu has started their Kickstarter campaign. They’ve already made their funding goal in just one day, so it’s stretch goals for the next 48. (Read More)

Achtung! Cthulhu Kickstarter

February 13th - via:
The Achtung! Cthulhu project kickstarter by Modiphius Entertainment proposes creating the Lovecraft-influenced campaign for the Call of Cthulhu RPG for £8,000. More interesting to me is the first £11,000 stretch goal, which adds Savage Worlds compatibility via the Realms of Cthulhu rulebook by Reality Blurs. - See more at: (Read More)

CHUM16 – Achtung! Cthulhu Kickstarter

February 13th - via:
Chris Birch with Modiphius Entertainment contacted me early this morning about their ongoing Kickstarter campaign for Achtung! Cthulhu, a World War II setting and game for Call of Cthulhu. In this CHUM episode, he and I talk about some of the cool aspects of these books, plans for the line and other interesting things. (Read More)

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